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    Ground troops needed to fight ISIL, McCain says

    Ground troops needed to fight ISIL, McCain saysAmericans would support sending more U.S. troops to fight the Islamic State if U.S. strategy in the region were clearer, Sen. John McCain, a longtime critic of President Obama's foreign policy, said Monday. And without more specialized troops, he said, the U.S....
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    Fence-jumper got farther into White House, report says

    Fence-jumper got farther into White House, report saysThe man who jumped the White House fence made it past the front door and into the building much farther than reported earlier, according to The Washington Post.
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    Police: Suspect in UVA case linked to 2009 abduction

    Police: Suspect in UVA case linked to 2009 abductionVirginia state police said Monday that a suspect charged in the disappearance of a University of Virginia sophomore is linked through forensic evidence to the abduction and murder of a another college student five years ago.
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    Stealth, secrecy on tap at CIA Starbucks

    Stealth, secrecy on tap at CIA StarbucksThere's one Starbucks in the world where there's zero chance that your name will be misspelled on a cup: the Starbucks tucked within the CIA's headquarters in Langley, Va., a location plainly referred to as "Store Number 1" on its receipts.
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    CDC: Enterovirus cases rise to 277 in 40 states

    CDC: Enterovirus cases rise to 277 in 40 statesThe number of confirmed cases of an uncommon respiratory illness has increased to 277 in 40 states and the District of Columbia, affecting mostly children, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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    Obama: U.S. underestimated Islamic State

    Obama: U.S. underestimated Islamic StatePresident Obama told 60 Minutes that the United States underestimated the strength of the Islamic State before it took over large parts of Syria and Iraq, and overestimated the Iraqi army's ability to fight the militants.
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    Ex-teacher resentenced for raping Mont. teen

    Ex-teacher resentenced for raping Mont. teenA former Montana high school teacher convicted of raping a 14-year-old student was being resentenced Friday after outcry over his initial 31-day jail term and a judge's comments blaming the girl for their illegal sexual relationship.
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    Police: Woman beheaded at Oklahoma workplace

    Police: Woman beheaded at Oklahoma workplaceAuthorities say a man suspected of beheading a woman at a food processing plant in suburban Oklahoma City had been fired.
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    Heroic 10-year-old saves family from burning home

    Heroic 10-year-old saves family from burning homeK.C. Okafor, a 10 year old who enjoys watching cartoons and reading books, has become a neighborhood superhero.
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    Chrysler recalls 349K cars to fix ignition switches

    Chrysler recalls 349K cars to fix ignition switchesChrysler Group has ordered a recall of 349,442 cars and SUVs from the 2008 model year to fix faulty ignition switches that can move out of position and potentially could lead to the engine shutting off while driving and air bags not functioning.
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    America's most and least educated states

    America's most and least educated statesThe proportion of Americans with a college degree has increased steadily each year for more than a decade. According to the latest U.S. Census data, 29.6% of Americans at least 25 years old had at least a bachelor's degree last year, up from 27.9% in 2009.
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    Dashcam video shows ex-trooper shooting unarmed man

    Dashcam video shows ex-trooper shooting unarmed manA former South Carolina state trooper who shot an unarmed man was charged Wednesday with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature.
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    Map: View Islamic State strongholds

    Map: View Islamic State strongholdsThe areas marked on the map have been identified as strongholds of the militant Islamic State group.
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    Apple yanks iOS 8 update after snafus

    Apple yanks iOS 8 update after snafusApple pulled its iOS 8.0.1 update shortly after releasing it following reports that it impacted users' cellular service and access to the Touch ID fingerprint scanner.
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    Obama: Terrorists only understand 'language of force'

    Obama: Terrorists only understand 'language of force'U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria and Iraq are necessary to stop the terrorist threats of the Islamic State and others, President Obama told world leaders Wednesday.
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    Man riddled with tapeworms after eating contaminated sushi

    Man riddled with tapeworms after eating contaminated sushiA Chinese man going to a doctor complaining of stomach aches and itchy skin was horrified to learn his body had become riddled with disgusting tapeworms, according to various international reports.
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    Jihadist video shows beheading of French hostage

    Jihadist video shows beheading of French hostageAn Algerian jihadist group linked to Islamic State released a video Wednesday purportedly showing the beheading of a French tourist who was abducted on Sunday, a U.S. terrorist watchdog group says.
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    'Prayer Baby' drowns in church's baptism tank

    'Prayer Baby' drowns in church's baptism tankAn autopsy will likely be performed in the next few days.
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    Obama: No nation immune to climate change

    Obama: No nation immune to climate changeIn the first international test for his climate-change strategy, President Barack Obama pressed world leaders Tuesday to follow the United States' lead on the issue, even as a United Nations summit revealed the many obstacles that still stand in the way of wider...
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    Parking officer stole $89K — in quarters

    Parking officer stole $89K — in quartersWhat would you do with 356,000 quarters?
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    Father visited wrong grave for 7 years

    Father visited wrong grave for 7 yearsA father recently learned the grave he had been visiting for seven years was not that of his stillborn son.
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    Couple who hid love for 72 years finally marry

    Couple who hid love for 72 years finally marryA wedding took place in early September in Iowa. But it wasn't just any ordinary wedding, it was a wedding between two people who have been together for 72 years and finally made it official.
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    Three killed in UPS shooting in Alabama

    Three killed in UPS shooting in AlabamaThree people were killed this morning in a workplace shooting at a UPS facility in Birmingham, Ala., according to The Associated Press.
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    Fla. man describes killing 7 in 911 call

    Fla. man describes killing 7 in 911 callIn a chilling 911 call obtained by WFTV, a Florida grandfather calmly tells the dispatcher on Sept. 18 that he had killed his daughter and her six children and planned to shoot himself when police arrive.
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    Doctor accused of disfiguring women's breasts

    Doctor accused of disfiguring women's breastsTwo woman have filed complaints against a renowned plastic surgeon they claim left them permanently damaged.
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    Spirit Airlines raises checked-bag fee for holiday travel

    Spirit Airlines raises checked-bag fee for holiday travelSpirit Airlines is raising its checked-bag fee for flights during the busy Christmas and New Year's travel period.
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    Boston sports radio host roots for the Cardinals

    Boston sports radio host roots for the CardinalsThe countdown to the showdown in Boston continues, and we are just one day away from Game 1of the World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox.
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